Kennewick, WA asked in Bankruptcy for Washington

Q: How long do you have to wait to file for bankruptcy if you filed September 2011. I am now on disability

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Stuart Nachbar
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Stuart Nachbar
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Livingston, NJ

A: 2019 for a chapter 7,and you could file for a Chapter 13 already. Talk to counsel in your state please.

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David Earl Phillips
David Earl Phillips
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Nashville, TN

A: You may receive a discharge in a chapter 7 case once every 8 years. You count filing date to filing date. Per your question that would mean Sept. 2019. See a bankruptcy lawyer near you to review your options. Hope it works out. Good luck!

Gordon Charles Webb
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Gordon Charles Webb
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Seattle, WA
  • Licensed in Washington

A: 8 years from time filing chapter 7, assuming you received a discharge. However, you may now be eligible for filing a chapter 13

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